Embu Chief, 8 Nyumba Kumi elders charged with assault and Arson.

A Chief based in Embu county and a college of Nyumba Kumi elders from Kirigi sub-location are guests of the State at Manyatta Police Station, police reports.

Lincoln Muthee Kithaka the Chief in-charge of Kanduri South Location together with eight elders were reportedly arrested yesterday on charges of arson and assault, following recommendations by the Director of Public Prosecutions, after an inquiry implicated them in the attack of one Anthony Njue on December 24, last year.

“The suspects had stormed Njue’s home on the material day, broke into his house, assaulted him and set his house on fire.” a police report says.

“Inquiry file no.1/2022 was opened to establish what exactly transpired and on February 24, 2023, a report was received by our officers based at Manyatta police station recommending the prosecution of the suspects.”

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